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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-TIMING

Did you get prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as you wanted?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 966 175 18.9 16.1-22.0 791 81.1 78.0-83.9
Age
< 20 years 84 29 35.0 23.8-48.1 55 65.0 51.9-76.2
20-24 years 222 55 21.5 16.0-28.2 167 78.5 71.8-84.0
25-34 years 501 74 15.8 12.4-19.9 427 84.2 80.1-87.6
35+ years 159 17 12.5 7.4-20.4 142 87.5 79.6-92.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 594 93 16.3 13.0-20.2 501 83.7 79.8-87.0
Non-Hispanic Black 200 47 23.3 17.0-31.2 153 76.7 68.8-83.0
Non-Hispanic Other 50 10 19.8 10.2-34.9 40 80.2 65.1-89.8
Latina 116 23 21.9 14.4-32.0 93 78.1 68.0-85.6
Education
< High School 154 49 28.4 20.6-37.8 105 71.6 62.2-79.4
High School 247 59 24.8 19.2-31.5 188 75.2 68.5-80.8
> High School 562 66 12.0 9.2-15.5 496 88.0 84.5-90.8
Marital Status
Married 617 77 12.9 10.1-16.3 540 87.1 83.7-89.9
Other 349 98 27.3 22.1-33.2 251 72.7 66.8-77.9
WIC recipient
No 522 58 11.0 8.2-14.6 464 89.0 85.4-91.8
Yes 438 113 25.9 21.4-31.0 325 74.1 69.0-78.6
Medicaid recipient
No 474 37 7.9 5.5-11.3 437 92.1 88.7-94.5
Yes 492 138 27.4 23.1-32.3 354 72.6 67.7-76.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 67 22.9 18.5-28.0 256 77.1 72.0-81.5
2500+ grams 643 108 18.5 15.5-21.9 535 81.5 78.1-84.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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